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Title: Mary Lavage, Michigan, to Annie [Weir?], [?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileSavage, Mary/7
SenderSavage, Mary
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginDetroit, Michigan, USA
Destinationprob. Pontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright Retained by Mrs Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 0SA.
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park.
Doc. No.9905047
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 12:05:99.
Word Count435
TranscriptAddress M. Lavage
195 15th st
Mich [Michigan?]

1895 March 7th.

Detroit Mich [Michigan?]

Well Annie
Once more
I start to write to you I have
wrote to you several times
but you never answered
it, now I am going home
again myself and I am
going to see you. the first
place I am going to after I
land is to your place. We
often often (sic) talk about you
and wonder why you do
not write. I have got lots of
news to tell you. But will
tell you all when I see you
I will tell you some. Well
Lizzie was very near being a
widow, pa was almost
gone only for John. He
would have chocked [choked?] to
death he had been very
ill with Kidney trouble
he went out and caught cold
and spasmodic croup set in
he just chocked [choked?] up in about
an hour. Untill [until?] he is dead
he will never be so near again.
He was 5 weeks of [off?] work he is
working now this week
Well suppose you will be
surprised to hear Miss Harrison
or Mrs Holsier lives on the old
McIlhinney farm back of the
building (sic) and has got a young
son last August she is just
fine and is comfortable and happy
Miss Best was in twice lately
and Miss Wildman is back again
Mrs Brown is left the cottage
lives in Detroit Dr Barr
is left last August and is
in Flint Dr Christian is in
his place Dr Mosse [Moss?] is still
there yet. There are hardly any
of the old attendants there
now, I wish you were just
here so I could talk to you
How are you getting along and
how are all your folks How
is your sister here in California
And how is your Willie
This has been a very cold
winter here And lots of
snow (sic). We did not feel it
for Lizzie has a nice warm
comfortable 2 storey house
she was moved when she
came home, James and the boys
are all well and as awful as
they can be. Johns has another
boy 4 boys and one girl Maggie
is a big girl now, Lizzie and Pa says
when are you coming out. We all
join in love to you hoping to
see you love from Mary.

I almost forgot
to say your Tommy
McMillan is got
married over one
year ago to a young
widow and lives up
Turnbull Ave
Bob O'Brien was
here last Sunday
says Tommy is
as happy as he
can be now Annie
be sure and write
as soon as you
get this excuse
all mistakes
good bye